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6 Downsides of Downsizing for Retirement

Featured Lifestyle News Retirement
You will likely save a little on housing costs by downsizing. Our tax bills and our heating bills are lower. When we disposed of our old stuff, which involved selling ...
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7 signs you might not have enough money to retire

Featured Income Retirement
There are a few questions you should ask yourself before deciding whether you’re ready to retire. One of those has to do with how much money you’ve saved. Even if you’re ...
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It’s not a stock … it’s not a bond

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Fixed indexed annuities are an insured asset class unto themselves The market and investors always follow external events, and at this point in time we’re experiencing a roster ...
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The 7 Most Common Social Security Mistakes

Featured Income Retirement
Social Security is a complicated element of anyone’s retirement plan. Here are the most common mistakes individuals tend to make and how to avoid them. According to the Centers ...
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Home Personal Finance Spending & Saving Americans’ financial optimism hits 16-year high — despite reasons to feel otherwise

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Whatever we actually feel, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic: The unemployment rate is hovering around 4%, tappable home equity hit a record high recently, and ...
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Don’t Let the Fear of Spending Spoil Your Retirement

Retirement
If you have done any research on retirement, you have likely read that the No. 1 concern for retirees is that they will outlive their money. This is ...
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An author who studied more than 10,000 millionaires says those planning to retire early often overlook a crucial step

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If you think you’re on track to retire early as a millionaire, make sure you don’t make the same mistake as some aspiring early retirees. “One thing that often gets ...
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8 Tips For Avoiding Taxes On Social Security Benefits

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Social Security benefits are taxable but only up to certain limits. And there are steps you can take to avoid or cut how much of your Social Security ...
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A New Year And A New Retirement Income Plan

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Summary With interest rates rising, retirees can actually earn anywhere from 2.5-3% interest. The Federal Reserve has set the stage for 2019 with talk of a couple more ...
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Why now is the perfect time to look over your IRAs, 401(k)s and other retirement accounts

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No doubt the holiday season got the best of your plans to review your financial plan. If that’s so, now would be good time to make sure you ...
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